Thursday, October 11, 2007

Week 1-2

Live Music

Cypress Grill = Saturday, October 13 - Pandora (all girl band) $3 cover charge

Fat Mama’s at The Bluffs = Fridays, October 12 – Kirk Holder; October 19 – Run Jane Run

The Mag = Fridays, October 12 – The Andy Roberts Band; October 19 – Root 61


Flea Market

The Vintage Store will be having a flea market on Saturday, October 13.  If you would like to sell, please call the store at 635-6466. Libbey invites everyone else come on out and check out the neat stuff being sold.


Olde West Florida Day

Learn about life in Old Spanish West Florida and find out about the 1810 Rebellion time period of when the local colonists successfully fought against the Spanish Government.  This program will feature living history crafts demos, costume talks, black powder demonstrations and much more.  It’s all at Audubon State Historic Site, Oakley Plantation on Saturday, October 13 from 10 am until 4 pm.  For more information, please call 635-3739.


Angola Rodeo & Craft Show

Every Sunday in October you can enjoy “The Wildest Show in the South” and/or a day of shopping for arts and crafts. The rodeo features bull riding, bareback riding, the wild horse race, barrel racing, bull-dogging, wild cow milking, rodeo clowns and more, in a recently expanded arena.  Gates open 9:00 a.m. for the arts and crafts show. Rodeo starts at 2:00 p.m. Ticket cost $10.00 each.  For more information call (225) 655-2030 or visit


Wines Of Spain

Move beyond Sherry into the wines of the world’s third leading wine producing nation!  A special Wine Tasting in The Piano Bar at Eighteen at The Bluffs on Wednesday, October 17 at 7 pm.  Come explore the noble grape from the Spanish point of view!  Spain is one of the most exciting wine nations of the world, producing great reds, whites, and sparkling.  We will taste 6 wines from the finest regions of Spain and traditional Spanish tapas will be served to enhance the evening’s pleasure.  Reservations Required.  Call 634-5222, ext.169, $48.00 per person.


CC Lockwood Book Signing

On October 18 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the West Feliciana Parish Library, C.C. Lockwood will be signing his newest book, C.C. Lockwood's Atchafalaya, which comes out in August.  For more information, call the Library Director at 225-784-0260.


Movie Under The Stars

It’s that time again so join the fun on Friday, October 19 beginning at 6pm at Parker Park.  There will be a costume parade for those who dress in Halloween costumes, and this year we will be decorating Trick or Treat Bags before the Movie.  Bring you chair and blanket and join the fun as we watch Monster House.  The admission is one canned good for the West Feliciana Parish Food Bank.  Concessions will be available by the Women’s Service League to help fund their philanthropic endeavors.  For more information please call Laurie Walsh, St. Francisville Main Street, 635-3873


Lost Arts Saturdays

Rosedown Plantation presents the lost art of Spanish Moss Preparation on Saturday, October 20 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.  These demonstrations of the “Lost Arts” of the 19th century occur every third Saturday of each month.  For more information call 635-3110.


Chamber Music Series

The musicians of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra will perform selections from Mozart, Ravel, and Debussey on Saturday, October 20, at 8pm at Grace Episcopal Church.  Tickets are available at the Bank of St. Francisville or by calling BRSO  at 225-383-0500.


The Dead of Locust Grove

 Visitors are invited to Locust Grove State Historic Site on Saturday, October 20, to discover who is buried in the historic plantation graveyard in the program, The Dead of Locust Grove.  Between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., visitors to the cemetery can learn about both the famous and the not-so-famous inhabitants of the cemetery. The cemetery contains the final resting places of such notables as Sarah Knox Taylor Davis, the daughter of President Zachary Taylor and first wife of later Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Also included in the cemetery is the grave of Maj. General Eleazar Ripley, a hero of the War of 1812 and one of the first Major Generals in the United States Army.  Locust Grove SHS is the setting for the one-acre 200-year-old Locust Grove cemetery.  Locust Grove is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Admission to the historic site is free.  For more information, call 635-3739.


Life Changing Skills “Coping with Stress”

The Institute of Mindfulness presents a day with The Master, Mindfulness Meditation Master Thich Dao Quang on Sunday, October 21st at Hemingbough Conference Center.  Registration begins at 1:00 p.m., and the day will end at 7:00.  An evening meal is included, specially prepared by Hemingbough’s chef Ida Cage.  Seating is limited-Call for Reservation 225-505-3403


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